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Coffey Architects completes silver office building in King’s Cross

22 Handyside Street – the firm’s biggest UK project to date – is designed around wellbeing and local context Coffey Architects has completed a striking

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In Marseille, Jean Nouvel paints the town red, white and blue

Jean Nouvel’s La Tour Marseillaise in Marseille, France. Photo: Wearecontents Compared with most bland office towers, La Tour Marseillaise is breath of fresh Mediterranean air.

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The seven sins of design

“Futuristic” novelty workplaces, far-too-smartphones, greenwashed office developments, anthropomorphic corkscrews … These are all, frankly, abominations and we shall smite you down 1. Unfulfilled design Sadly, we

Crimes Against Design

Icon 149: Home

“Home” is a hard concept to pin down in design terms, but in our new issue – available now – we try to do just

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Gwell ‘officetel’, Seoul, by JDS Architects

The architecture practice has twisted and staggered this densely packed live-work development in the South Korean capital to make the most of space and views

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Industrial Facility

Tubo desk and shelving unit in oak The London-based studio has designed a range of home office furniture for Brazilian brand TOG that includes a

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Allianz headquarters in Zurich by Wiel Arets

The building  is clad in glass etched to appear as onyx (image: Jan Bitter) The Dutch architect’s latest building in Switzerland, a headquarters for an insurance

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De Rotterdam by OMA

The building sits next to UN Studio’s Erasmus bridge (Image: Ossip van Duivenbode/OMA) Rotterdam is not a pretty city. Almost completely flattened during the Second

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Himalayas Centre Shanghai by Arata Isozaki

Since the Pudong district of Shanghai was declared a Special Economic Zone in the early 1990s, the former farmland area has been the site of

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UN Studio office in Groningen

The world of office architecture is in a confused state: clients and developers desire that their building be unique and unrepeatable, an urban branding opportunity,

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality